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 2020-03-31 10:00 

Mail & Guardian

Covid-19: Redirect consumption from the rich to the poor to avert a humanitarian crisis...

South Africa doesn't need a fiscal stimulus but rather a distributive fix through policies that will protect vulnerable households The post Covid-19: Redirect consumption from the rich to the poor to avert a humanitarian crisis appeared first on The M...

 2020-03-31 09:55 

News24

Coronavirus: At least 9 Alex residents quarantined after contact with Covid-19 delinquent...

At least nine Alexandra residents have now been placed under quarantine after they came into contact with a resident who tested positive for Covid-19, EWN reports....

 2020-03-31 09:53 

News24

Gruesome triple murder as 'body dumpers' arrested on Cape Town beach...

Four men were caught red-handed on Strandfontein beach with the bodies of three men who had been shot and stabbed, City of Cape Town authorities say....

 2020-03-31 09:49 

Business Live

Workforce Holdings says minimum wage hike has hit clients...

The group has opted not to pay a dividend for its 2019 year in a recessionary economy compounded by the coronavirus lockdown...

 2020-03-31 09:48 

Business Live

Lockdown: Pictures of the day...

Police officers and members of the SANDF patrolled the streets and various houses in Eldorado Park. There is a nationwide lockdown to halt the spread of the Covid-19 virus...

 2020-03-31 09:48 

Business Live

Lockdowns may slow Covid-19, but global economy is bleeding...

Developing countries, particularly, are feeling the financial pinch — and its poor are battling to find food...

 2020-03-31 09:47 

Business Report (IOL)

Sanlam appoints new CEO, to take over by July...

South Africa's largest insurer Sanlam announced new faces to its top three jobs on Tuesday....

 2020-03-31 09:42 

News24

Stop visiting people in hospitals, urges Gauteng health department...

The Gauteng health department pleads with people to stop visiting their loved ones in hospitals amid the nationwide Covid-19 lockdown....

 2020-03-31 09:30 

Business Report (IOL)

Solidarity Fund receives more than R500m in donations to fight virus...

The Solidarity Fund that was established a week ago to fight the spread of the coronavirus yesterday announced that it had received more than R500m....

 2020-03-31 09:20 

Business Report (IOL)

How to create a secure password in 2020...

Approximately 81% of breaches are caused by weak or re-used passwords, according to the Verizon Data Breach Report....

 2020-03-31 09:19 

Business Report (IOL)

Moody's downgrade a mixed blessing for SA...

Anchor Capital fund manager Nolan Wapenaar said: "It's not the end of the world, we're still on the field and we can make it back to where we were..."...

 2020-03-31 09:13 

News24

Lockdown Day 4: Concern over conduct of law enforcement after 3 deaths...

The conduct of police and the SANDF in the first four days of the national lockdown has come into sharp focus with three deaths, allegedly at the hands of law enforcement officers, and claims of abuse, heavy-handed policing and the use of excessive force....

 2020-03-31 09:09 

Business Report (IOL)

WhatsApp may introduce 'Expiring Messages' Here are all the details...

There have been some new and exciting updates for WhatsApp on Android devices....

 2020-03-31 09:04 

Mail & Guardian

Covid-19 shows what Zimbabwean nationalism means...

The country's elites can no longer jet away to overseas health facilities and must now face the hospital system that could not help Zororo Makamba, a 30-year-old who died of the virus The post Covid-19 shows what Zimbabwean nationalism means appeared ...

 2020-03-31 09:04 

Business Report (IOL)

Samsung says chip factory worker tests positive for coronvirus, output not affected...

Samsung Electronics Co Ltd said that one of its chip factory workers in South Korea had tested positive for coronavirus, but its output has not been affected....

 2020-03-31 09:00 

Business Report (IOL)

Sasol jumps after locking in fuel prices...

Sasol Ltd. has started a hedging program as it looks to tackle plummeting prices and a crash in demand for its oil products and chemicals....

 2020-03-31 08:54 

Business Live

How a New York doctor is preparing for the worst...

The wave of Covid-19 patients at Beth Israel hospital corresponds to the one inundating New York City, which shot from 463 confirmed cases two weeks ago to 36,000 on Monday...

 2020-03-31 08:53 

Business Live

Lockdown day 5: Coronavirus numbers...

The number of coronavirus infections in SA continues to rise, sitting at 1,326 as of day five of the lockdown...

 2020-03-31 08:53 

Business Live

Sanlam appoints Paul Hanratty as CEO...

Current CEO Ian Kirk will remain with the group until the end of the year...

 2020-03-31 08:53 

Business Live

Relief measures to help you financially through the next three months...

Delaying the repayment of your loan will mean you pay more interest...

 2020-03-31 08:53 

Business Live

LETTER: Missed opportunity on self-generated power...

Mantashe's failure to increase the limit for licensed grid-connected self-generation is disappointing...

 2020-03-31 08:52 

News24

Eight people, including pensioner, in court for killing and burning three men...

Eight people, including a 72-year-old, appear in the Mdutjana Magistrate's Court in Mpumalanga after three men were murdered and burnt beyond recognition....

 2020-03-31 08:37 

Mail & Guardian

Shabaka and The Ancestors heed history's call...

"We need to start articulating our utopias, articulating what needs to be burned and what needs to be saved." — Shabaka Hutchings The post Shabaka and The Ancestors heed history's call appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-03-31 08:33 

News24

WATCH | Make a line! How a Cape Town court is coping with coronavirus rules...

Officials at the Cape Town Magistrate's Court try to implement the justice department's coronavirus rules. But how well did they fare with physical distancing?...

 2020-03-31 08:32 

Business Report (IOL)

Standard Bank withdraws guidance over coronavirus...

Standard Bank withdrew its financial guidance citing uncertainty caused by the coronavirus which has forced SA into a 21-day lockdown....

 2020-03-31 08:30 

Business Report (IOL)

Tax subsidy of R500-a-month for low earners...

Finance Minister Tito Mboweni has announced the introduction of a tax subsidy to employers of up to R500 a month....

 2020-03-31 08:25 

Mail & Guardian

New digital regulations mean the state can track you — no questions asked...

The provisions have been introduced to contain the spread of Covid-19, but some may infringe on certain constitutional rights The post New digital regulations mean the state can track you — no questions asked appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-03-31 08:19 

Business Report (IOL)

Brent crude tumbles to 18-year low to below $20 a barrel overnight...

Brent crude tumbled to an 18-year low overnight yesterday before slightly recovering....

 2020-03-31 08:18 

Business Report (IOL)

SA downgrade reverberates through the JSE...

Ratings agency Moody's decision to downgrade South Africa's sovereign credit rating to sub-investment grade reverberated throughout the JSE yesterday....

 2020-03-31 08:15 

Business Report (IOL)

FNB looking at customers that were already in trouble before...

FNB CEO Jacques Celliers said FNB was still working on solutions for customers who did not qualify for this first phase of its Covid-19 support....

 2020-03-31 07:59 

News24

Not selling booze and tobacco during lockdown 'harmful to addicts'...

The South African Drug Policy Initiative says the ban on the sale of alcohol and tobacco during the coronavirus lockdown should be repealed, saying that it is harmful to people who suffer from substance abuse disorders....

 2020-03-31 07:58 

Business Live

Wanted Online: Five reasons you need to shop the Secret Garden wallpaper range...
 2020-03-31 07:58 

Business Live

Sasol cut deeper into junk status by Moody's...

Chemicals group says lower rating will add an additional R180m in financing costs a year...

 2020-03-31 07:58 

Business Live

The price SA will pay for being downgraded to junk...

What the loss of the last investment-grade rating means to the country...

 2020-03-31 07:58 

Business Live

BRUCE WHITFIELD'S LOCKDOWN DIARY: Time to scrutinise the 'rewards' programmes...

What you could be doing now is using the time to review every single aspect of your finances and to understand precisely where your money is going every month...

 2020-03-31 07:58 

Business Live

Oppenheimer family trust to support SA's besieged SMMEs...

The R1bn donation will provide a financial lifeline to employees of small, medium-sized and micro enterprises...

 2020-03-31 07:50 

News24

Former Congo president Yhombi Opango, 81, dies of coronavirus in France...

Former Republic of Congo president Jacques Joaquim Yhombi Opango has died in France of the novel coronavirus (Covid-19), according to his family. He was 81....

 2020-03-31 07:30 

Business Report (IOL)

How to strengthen society in a time of crisis...

Development foundations and philanthropic organisations should play an indispensable role in the national response to the Covid-19 outbreak....

 2020-03-31 07:24 

News24

Coronavirus lockdown: Cape Town mom accused of neglecting kids to go to shebeen...

A woman appears in the Cape Town Magistrate's Court, accused of neglecting her children and breaking lockdown rules to go to a shebeen....

 2020-03-31 07:22 

News24

Global lockdown tightens as coronavirus death toll mounts...

Lockdowns aimed at halting the march of the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic have extended worldwide as the US outbreak continued to accelerate with the death toll there passing 3 000....

 2020-03-31 07:09 

News24

Scammer poses as Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng, asks judges for money after 'cousin dies'...

A fraudster has been trying to scam people, including judges, out of large amounts of money by pretending to be Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng....

 2020-03-31 07:06 

Business Report (IOL)

WATCH: Rand slumps to a record low against the greenback...

Get the latest market update and top stories from our newsrooms across South Africa, Africa and the world....

 2020-03-31 07:03 

Business Live

Oil climbs out of 18-year trough...

Price claws back ground after US and Russia seek talks on stabilising markets...

 2020-03-31 07:03 

Business Live

Remgro to go ahead with unbundling its Rand Merchant Bank stake...

Holding company plans to keep its 3.9% direct interest in FirstRand...

 2020-03-31 07:03 

Business Live

Covid-19 spreads tentacles into townships, old age homes...

The coronavirus, which first entered South Africa in wealthy people returning from ski trips to Europe, is now beginning to seep into communities from where it's likely to spread rapidly...

 2020-03-31 06:40 

Business Report (IOL)

Ford teams up with General Electric to produce 50 000 ventilators...

Ford said the simplified ventilator design relies on air pressure, without the need for electricity....

 2020-03-31 06:30 

Business Report (IOL)

Web based guide for businesses on how to apply for finance relief...

Spartan SME Finance opened a web-based guidance resource, called the Covid-19 Relief Registry....

 2020-03-31 06:07 

Business Live

Gold falls and dollar firms on hopes of rebound in China...

Demand for safe haven keeps yellow metal on track for sixth quarterly gain...

 2020-03-31 06:06 

News24

Mass coronavirus screening and testing programme to be rolled out - Ramaphosa...

Ramaphosa announces that around 10 000 field workers will be visiting homes in villages, towns and cities countrywide to screen residents for Covid-19 symptoms....

 2020-03-31 06:05 

News24

Woman stabbed to death in funeral parlour, another found murdered near school in Mpumalanga...

Mpumalanga police launch a manhunt for the perpetrators who killed two women in separate incidents....

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